Moving Checklist

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Four Weeks Before Move
  • Call Neutz Sons and Daughters Moving and schedule your move.
  • Contact physicians and specialists and notify them of your move. Pick up medical and dental records. If you have renewable    prescriptions, make sure to pick up a copy so you don't miss a dose.
  • Transfer any educational records to new schools.
  • Tour your home and decide which items should be discarded, sold or donated to charity. Don't pay to transport useless items. 
  • Check homeowner's insurance to see if relocation is covered, and transfer coverage to your new home. If company is paying for your move check their policies on types of services reimbursed.
  • Schedule transfer of all personal insurance records.

Three Weeks Before Move
  • Plan to use up most of your food and perishable items before the move.
  • Check and clear tax assessments, check with your accountant and obtain all copies of returns.
  • Schedule appliance maintenance, repairs, and/or installations.
  • Use or sell flammable items or ammunition. Movers can't transport these items.
  • Pick up change-of-address forms from your local Post Office.

Two Weeks Before Move
  • Begin packing starting with unused items first. If you intend to have us pack, call and schedule packers.
  • Close or transfer any charge accounts. Pick up layaway items, dry cleaning, or other items held by someone else.
  • Return library books and other locally borrowed items.
  • Arrange to discontinue utilities and other locally provided subscription services, such as newspaper delivery and lawn service.
  • Schedule connection of utilities in your new home.
  • Draw a floor plan of your new home and indicate the placement of furnishings. This is very important.

One Week Before Move
  • Transfer bank accounts and credit accounts.
  • Set aside maps, games, snacks and any other items to be taken in your car if you're driving to your new home.
  • Contact your phone company about disconnecting service at your current home and setting up service at your new residence. Keep service until after the move day.
  • Start packing suitcases. Set aside an area in the house to place things that will be going with you and not the mover.
  • Make a checklist of important or valuable items and documents that need to come with you.
  • Drain gas from power units, and water from lawn and garden hoses.

Day Before Move
  • Put cleaning supplies, toiletries and coffee pot in separate box to be loaded last and unloaded first. Set aside a couple of "load last boxes" for linens, sheets, and bed dressings. 
  • Finish packing all suitcases. Tidy up!
  • Defrost, clean and dry empty refrigerator.

Moving Day
  • Be available all day to answer questions, do a walk through with mover, sign Bill of Lading, Declaration of Value,  and confirm your new address.
  • Confirm delivery date and time with mover.
  • Make final check of all rooms and storage areas with your mover. Remember it is your responsibility to ensure mover has taken all items for transporting.
  • Lock all windows and doors, and make sure keys are transferred and lights are out.

Moving In
  • Plan to arrive ahead of your movers. This will give you time to ensure that utilities are connected, new home is prepared.
  • Place furniture layout in easy to see area for movers as they unload. Double-check your  floor plan, and make any changes you feel are necessary.
  • At the end of unloading, do a thorough walk-through with your mover to ensure that all items are assembled and placed in the appropriate area.
  • Relax and enjoy your new home!

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Neutz Sons and Daughters Family Moving
With Neutz Sons & Daughters Moving, you have an entire team to support you throughout your household moving experience. Our training emphasizes a personalized approach, respect, care, and attention to detail. Every employee is committed to doing whatever it takes to make your move right.

Please check out some important moving resources we have prepared for you.  Above are some links to State and Federal sites, as well as, the move process and packing.  Below are tips and reminders as you head towards move day. Try not to get too stressed as it typically affects those around you. Pick a good mover, set expectations, and allow the mover to do what they do best, move you!
Tips for Moving

Preparing for Moving Day
Beyond our scope of moving services, we would like to suggest a few moving tips so that your move goes as smoothly as possible. We also suggest that you read the Your Rights & Responsibilities Booklet located on this page to familiarize yourself with your role in the move. 

Personal Information and Items
Please be sure to remove the following items from your home during the moving process. Keep these items accessible yet secure for the duration of your move: 

Credit Cards, Deeds, Check Books, Contact Lenses, Eyeglasses, Cash, Securities, Prescription Medicine, Personal Photos, other presonal papers.

Because of the sensitive nature of these items, transit insurance will not cover them for loss or damage.

Empty of all food items, clean and dry thoroughly. Unplug and leave doors open for 24 hours prior to loading. Glass shelves should be removed in order for the moving service team to pack. 

Disconnect all wires, wrap and mark them accordingly. If available, provide the original packing containers to your moving service team. Remove all CDs, tapes, and diskettes from CD players, tape decks, VCRs, DVD players and computer drives.

Antiques/High-Value Items
If you have high-value items such as silverware and artwork, we recommend a professional appraisal before the items are moved. High-value items are defined as anything with a value in excess of $100.00 per pound per item. They include (but aren't limited to) collections, plants, artwork and memorabilia. High-value monetary items, such as money, fine jewelry, coin collections, etc., are not covered for loss or damage by transit insurances; therefore, we ask that these items not be included with the rest of the goods scheduled to be moved by our company.

Tax and Closing Documents
Please make sure your tax and home closing documents are separated and not packed. This is especially important if your shipment is going into storage. Keep your bill of lading, you may need it for tax purposes.

Prohibited Items
For safety reasons, and per Department of Transportation regulations, our moving service teams are prohibited from moving the following items: 
Aerosol Cans
Canned Soft Drinks
Explosive Gas Tanks
Any Perishable Foods
Paint/Thinners Flammables
Propane Tanks

Additional Moving Tips to Consider...
Avoid scheduling your closings on the day your move is to take place.
Have a garage sale to get rid of everything you don't want to take with you. Use the money you make to buy something nice for your new home!
Create an inventory list of your possessions. You might want to include the room each item belongs in, the year of purchase, the original cost and the current value. Good to do now.
After you've completely cleaned out your refrigerator, put a handful of fresh coffee or baking soda in a nylon stocking and place it inside to keep the interior fresh.
Since sometimes dressers are moved full, remove all breakables and heavy items such as watches, jewelry and books prior to packing.
Pack a few boxes with things you will need when you first arrive at your new home, and mark them "Unpack first." Remember to include basic tools, cleaning supplies, towels, toilet paper, light bulbs, a first aid kit, paper plates and cups, and snack foods.
When moving in electronic appliances, such as PCs, be sure to let them acclimate to room temperature before plugging them in.
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